• A Wish Come True

    It was honestly a dream come true and what I had always wanted in a camp.


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  • Summer 2018 Promotional Video!

    Art and Judaism come together on a foundation of four core values: creativity, curiosity, grit and craftsmanship. Hear from Camp Director Jo-Ellen Unger on why the Creative Arts Academy is the premiere destination for young Jewish artists next summer.


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  • Right Kid, Right Camp!

    I spent every summer from the ages of 14 until 22 at a URJ sleep-away camp. I met my husband and all 6 bridesmaids from our wedding at a URJ sleep-away camp. My children spent the first few years of their lives as day campers as my husband and I returned to URJ camps as adult staff. I knew Jewish sleep away camp was where my children's’ Jewish identities were going to blossom.


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  • Young At HeART

    What’s your dream job?  How long have you had that particular dream?  If I could wish one thing for you, it would be to have the pure, unadulterated sense of joy that comes from having your dream come true.  Why do I wish that for you?  Because I know how it feels.


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  • Inspiring from the Ground Up

    There’s a lyric from the country duo Dan + Shay that goes, “We built this love from the ground up,” and although it was not written about summer camp, it applies. As an 8-time URJ Camp Coleman camper, I spent my summers in the safest of places; nestled in a valley of the North Georgia mountains.


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